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Laboratory Technician

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Job Listing Date
13 Jan 2021
Work Type
Science & Technology, Chemistry & Physics

Our client is a highly reputable national science organisation conducting world-class scientific research. Their Graphene research team is expanding and looking to appoint a Laboratory Technician to support the further development of novel graphene materials and devices.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary research team, working on activities to support the assembly of membrane distillation water system and to monitor the performance of graphene based water membranes.

The position will be for an initial term of 6 months with an option for an extension for up to an additional 6 months.

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Maintain the operation of water filtration systems and perform periodic sample collection and testing

  • Support the assembly and commissioning of a membrane distillation water filtration system

  • Evaluate opportunities for system improvements and support the development of alternate membrane modules

  • Design new processes or apparatus by adapting existing techniques and components to meet special circumstances or undertake modifications to methods requiring some innovation

The applicant must have:

  • Relevant bachelor's degree or equivalent relevant work experience in Engineering, Physics, or Mechatronics

  • Experience working in a laboratory environment, with demonstrated understanding of safe laboratory work practises

  • The ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision, taking accountability for personal workload

  • The ability to operate within a team to effectively handle a number of parallel and competing tasks


  • Experience with the building or assembly of mechanical, robotic and/or electronic systems

  • Experience with the operation of materials characterisation equipment e.g. SEM and Raman

To submit your application in strict confidence, click the 'apply' button. If you require further information, please contact Souraya Jumaah on 02 9432 3333.

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